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Four Freshmen and Five Saxes

Index Four Freshmen and Five Saxes

4 Freshmen and 5 Saxes is an album by an American male vocal band quartet The Four Freshmen, released in 1957. [1]

46 relations: AllMusic, Belford Hendricks, Benny Goodman, Billboard 200, Bob Cooper (musician), Bob Flanigan (singer), Brooks Bowman, Bud Shank, Capitol Records, Clarence Profit, Dave Pell, Dick Reynolds (musician), East of the Sun (and West of the Moon), Edgar Sampson, For All We Know (1934 song), Frank Sinatra, George Gershwin, Georgie Auld, Gus Bivona, Gus Kahn, Hoagy Carmichael, I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes), I May Be Wrong (but I Think You're Wonderful), Ira Gershwin, Irving Caesar, Isham Jones, John Frederick Coots, Ken Albers, Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away), Lorenz Hart, Pete Rugolo, Ray Noble, Richard Rodgers, Ross Barbour (singer), Sam M. Lewis, Skeets Herfurt, Sometimes I'm Happy (Sometimes I'm Blue), Ted Nash (saxophonist, born 1922), The Four Freshmen, The Very Thought of You, This Can't Be Love (song), This Love of Mine, Vincent Youmans, Vocal jazz, Vocal music, Wilbur Schwartz.

AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Belford Hendricks

Belford Cabell "Sinky" Hendricks (May 11, 1909 – September 24, 1977) was an American composer, pianist, arranger, conductor and record producer.

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Benny Goodman

Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing".

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Bob Cooper (musician)

Bob Cooper (December 6, 1925 – August 5, 1993) was a West Coast jazz musician known primarily for playing tenor saxophone, but also for being one of the first to play solos on oboe.

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Bob Flanigan (singer)

Robert Lee "Bob" Flanigan (August 22, 1926 – May 15, 2011) was an American tenor vocalist and founding member of The Four Freshmen, a jazz vocal group.

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Brooks Bowman

Brooks Bowman (October 21, 1913 – October 17, 1937) composed the song "East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)" which has become a jazz standard.

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Bud Shank

Clifford Everett "Bud" Shank, Jr. (May 27, 1926 – April 2, 2009) was an American alto saxophonist and flautist.

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Capitol Records

Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.

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Clarence Profit

Clarence Profit (June 26, 1912 – October 22, 1944) was a jazz pianist and composer associated with swing.

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Dave Pell

David Pell (February 26, 1925 – May 7, 2017) was an American jazz saxophonist, bandleader and record producer.

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Dick Reynolds (musician)

Dick Reynolds was a musician, songwriter, and trombonist best known as arranger for the Four Freshmen.

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East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)

"East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)" is a popular song written by Brooks Bowman, an undergraduate member of Princeton University's Class of 1936, for the 1934 production of the Princeton Triangle Club's production of Stags at Bay.

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Edgar Sampson

Edgar Melvin Sampson (October 31, 1907 – January 16, 1973), nicknamed "The Lamb", was an American jazz composer, arranger, saxophonist, and violinist.

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For All We Know (1934 song)

"For All We Know" is a popular song published in 1934.

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Frank Sinatra

Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.

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George Gershwin

George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist.

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Georgie Auld

Georgie Auld (May 19, 1919 – January 8, 1990) was a jazz tenor saxophonist, clarinetist, and bandleader.

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Gus Bivona

Gus Bivona (November 25, 1915 – January 5, 1996) was an American reed player — covering a range of clarinets, saxophones and flute — at the height of the big band era.

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Gus Kahn

Gustav Gerson Kahn (November 6, 1886October 8, 1941) was an American lyricist.

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Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader.

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I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)

"I Get Along Without You Very Well" is a popular song composed by Hoagy Carmichael in 1939, with lyrics based on a poem written by Jane Brown Thompson, and the main melodic theme on the Fantaisie-impromptu in C sharp minor, Op 66, by Frédéric Chopin.

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I May Be Wrong (but I Think You're Wonderful)

"I May Be Wrong (but I Think You're Wonderful)" is a popular song.

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Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin (6 December 1896 17 August 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century.

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Irving Caesar

Irving Caesar (born Isidor Keiser, July 4, 1895 – December 18, 1996) was an American lyricist and theater composer who wrote lyrics for numerous song standards including "Swanee", "Sometimes I'm Happy", "Crazy Rhythm", and "Tea for Two", one of the most frequently recorded tunes ever written.

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Isham Jones

Isham Edgar Jones (January 31, 1894 – October 19, 1956) was an American bandleader, saxophonist, bassist and songwriter.

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John Frederick Coots

John Frederick Coots (May 2, 1897 – April 8, 1985) was an American songwriter.

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Ken Albers

John Kenneth Albers (December 10, 1924 – April 19, 2007) was an American singer who performed with The Four Freshmen from 1956 to 1982.

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Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)

"Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)" is a song composed by George Gershwin with lyrics by Ira Gershwin and Gus Kahn.

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Lorenz Hart

Lorenz Milton Hart (May 2, 1895 – November 22, 1943) was the lyricist and librettist half of the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart.

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Pete Rugolo

Pietro "Pete" Rugolo (December 25, 1915 – October 16, 2011) was an American jazz composer, arranger and record producer.

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Ray Noble

Raymond Stanley Noble (17 December 1903 – 3 April 1978) was an English bandleader, composer, arranger, radio comedian, and actor.

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Richard Rodgers

Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music, with over 900 songs and 43 Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music.

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Ross Barbour (singer)

Ross Edwin Barbour (December 31, 1928 – August 20, 2011) was an American singer with the vocal quartet The Four Freshmen.

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Sam M. Lewis

Sam M. Lewis (October 25, 1885 – November 22, 1959) was an American singer and lyricist.

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Skeets Herfurt

Arthur Relsmond "Skeets" Herfurt (28 May 1911 – 17 April 1992) was an American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist.

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Sometimes I'm Happy (Sometimes I'm Blue)

"Sometimes I'm Happy" is a popular song.

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Ted Nash (saxophonist, born 1922)

Theodore Malcolm "Ted" Nash (October 31, 1922 – May 12, 2011) was a noted jazz and studio musician who played saxophone, flute and clarinet and was a first-call session musician in the Hollywood recording studios for many years.

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The Four Freshmen

The Four Freshmen is an American male vocal band quartet that blends open-harmonic jazz arrangements with the big band vocal group sounds of The Modernaires (Glenn Miller), The Pied Pipers (Tommy Dorsey), and The Mel-Tones (Mel Tormé, Artie Shaw), founded in the barbershop tradition.

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The Very Thought of You

"The Very Thought of You" is a pop standard recorded and published in 1934 with music and words by Ray Noble.

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This Can't Be Love (song)

"This Can't Be Love" is a show tune and a popular song from the 1938 Rodgers and Hart musical The Boys from Syracuse when it was sung by Eddie Albert and Marcy Westcott.

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This Love of Mine

"This Love of Mine" is a popular American song that was first recorded in 1941 by Tommy Dorsey with Frank Sinatra and The Pied Pipers.

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Vincent Youmans

Vincent Millie Youmans (September 27, 1898 – April 5, 1946) was an American Broadway composer and producer.

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Vocal jazz

Vocal jazz or jazz singing is an instrumental approach to the voice, where the singer can match the instruments in their stylistic approach to the lyrics, improvised or otherwise, or through scat singing; that is, the use of non-morphemic syllables to imitate the sound of instruments.

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Vocal music

Vocal music is a type of music performed by one or more singers, either with instrumental accompaniment, or without instrumental accompaniment (a cappella), in which singing provides the main focus of the piece.

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Wilbur Schwartz

Wilbur Schwartz (17 March 1918 Newark, New Jersey – 3 August 1990 Los Angeles) was an American clarinetist, alto saxophonist, and dance band arranger who was widely known as a member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Freshmen_and_Five_Saxes

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